The decline could hurt farmers, but high yields in other parts of the country mean grocery prices likely won't be impacted.
Farmers fighting herbicide-resistant weeds will likely look to spray more chemicals. Researchers are trying to determine which herbicides could cause cancer.
Last month was the wettest June since 1895, causing many fields to flood.
For U.S. soybean producers, the deal could mean no longer paying tariffs as high as 20 percent in countries like Japan.
Some have complained that the government pays farmers not to farm. It’s actually a complicated program sought by sustainable agriculture advocates.
Crop insurance, which is heavily subsidized with public money, is meant to function as the main farm support program.
Many food companies are seeking certification that their products don’t have any genetically modified ingredients, and not just brands in the health food aisle.
After studying 64 test plots of soybeans, the EPA did not see a significant difference in yields between plants treated with neonics and those without.
A massive expansion of the Panama Canal to meet the demand of the 21st Century is set to open as soon as early 2015.
Farmers have used insecticides on their crops for decades, so many farmers are skeptical that these seed coatings are now killing bees.
We aren't so different after all, and that could be a bad thing when it comes to the global food supply.
Corn yields are expected to be 64 percent higher than they were last year.
Monsanto and Dow Chemical have been developing new genetically-modified seeds, but the USDA has hit the brakes on their release to market.
For decades now, farmers and seed scientists have seen yields improve, but they’re not satisfied.
Farmers would love to continue using their favorite seeds in generic form, but they may find there is only a limited window of opportunity.
Genetic modification technology is barely 30 years old and the controversy surrounding it somewhat younger. But how did it even become possible?
Sending corn and soybeans abroad is just part of the equation when it comes to figuring out how we’ll feed the projected 9 billion people on Earth by 2050.
Corn and soybean farmers are adding a cover crop season – whether they have cattle to graze on the green or not.
The worst drought in 25 years has caused the corn and soybean supply to dwindle. Is help on the way?
Purdue economists say if conditions don’t improve, Hoosiers will start to see prices increase at the supermarket.